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Near Four Oaks in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Main Confederate Line

 
 
Main Confederate Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
1. Main Confederate Line Marker
Inscription.
The Confederate Left
Wing, part of a long
hook-shaped line de-
signed to trap the
Union forces, extended
across the road here
on March 19. This
sector, occupied by
Maj. Gen. R. F. Hoke’s
Division, was evacuated
on March 20. A new
line parallel to the
road was established
500 yards north.

 
Erected by Archives and Highway Commission. (Marker Number HHH-15.)
 
Location. 35° 18.953′ N, 78° 17.854′ W. Marker is near Four Oaks, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Harper House Road and Bass Road, on the right when traveling east on Harper House Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Bentonville Battlefield, across the road from the N.C. Junior Reserves Tour Stop. Marker is in this post office area: Four Oaks NC 27524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bentonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate North Carolina Junior Reserve Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Merging of the Armies (within shouting distance of this marker); N. C. Junior Reserves
Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
2. Marker on the Bentonville Battlefield
This is marker # 12 along the Bentonville Battlefield Driving Tour.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Line Crossing the Goldsboro Road (about 700 feet away); First Union Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fighting South of the Goldsboro Road: The “Bull Pen” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fighting at the Cole Plantation: The “Battle of Acorn Run” (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Bentonville Battlefield. North Carolina Historic Sites website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Bentonville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker on Harper House Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2010
3. Marker on Harper House Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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